Lady Seahawks get back on winning track against Aynor

One day after suffering their first loss of the season, the Myrtle Beach girls tennis team got back to its usual winning ways on Wednesday with a 7-0 victory over host Aynor.

The best medicine for Tuesday’s heartbreaking 4-3 defeat at the hands of undefeated Socastee proved to be a sweep of the Lady Blue Jackets, beginning with No. 1 singles Jessie Dumas’ 6-0, 6-0 shutout of Gentry Johnson and No. 2 Rachel Berkey’s 6-3, 6-0 win over Anna Dusenberry.

No. 3 Emma Springs suffered the only setback for the Lady Seahawks, but still prevailed in her 4-6, 6-1, 10-8 tiebreaker victory over Helena Toth. No. 4 Carolyn Gore downed Kathryn Johnson 6-1, 6-1, then she and Springs teamed up for an 8-3 pro set win over Johnson and Toth at No. 1 doubles.

The Lady Seahawks also got wins from No. 5 Catherine Truluck with a 6-0, 6-2 victory over Mattie Hucks and Bailey Deskins and Paxton Gentry took No. 2 doubles from Amelia Evans and Shelley Baher 6-0, 6-1 to complete the sweep.

Myrtle Beach (9-1 overall, 1-1 Region VIII-AAA) return to region action next Tuesday at St. James, which scored a 4-3 win over South Brunswick (NC) on Wednesday.


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